A group of ten girls from Tokiwagi High School in Sendai, Japan visited Hawaii for ten days. After their two-day trip to Hilo, they returned to Oahu for a gathering at the Official Residence of the Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu to share Sendai culture and hula with Hawaii groups who were involved in post 3/11 relief efforts. Representatives from Japan-America Society of Hawaii, Bridge Club Hawaii, Nadeshiko Club, Hawaii Senior Life Enrichment Association, and the Rainbow for Japan Kids Committee each gave remarks on what their organizations have done in relation to the continuing Touhoku earthquake relief efforts.
Students from Tokiwagi High School in Sendai, Japan performed the hula at the Official Residence of the Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu. JASH and Bridge Club Hawaii representatives were honored to be invited to speak alongside representatives from Nadeshiko Club, Hawaii Senior Life Enrichment Association, and members of the Rainbow For Japan Kids Committee. Each group shared information about what they had done and will continue to do to strengthen Japan and Hawaii ties through their disaster relief related efforts.